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Table 2 Characteristics of ZaMS Intervention and Comparison Sites at Baseline and Endline, N = 1202

From: Exploring change over time in community mobilization domains: results from a maternity waiting home intervention in rural Zambia

  ZaMS
n = 286(51.72%)
Comparison
n = 267(48.28%)
  ZaMS
n = 366(56.39%)
Comparison
283(43.61%)
  Comparing ZaMs Sites from baseline to endline Comparing Comparison Sites from baseline to endline
Baseline Endline   
n(%) n(%) P-value n(%) n(%) P-value P-value P-value
Group    0.35a    0.64a 0.17a 0.13a
Women with babies 91(31.82) 98(36.70)   117(31.97) 85(30.04)    
Health workers 98(34.26) 92(34.46)   130(35.52) 96(33.92)    
Community members 97(33.92) 77(28.84)   119(32.51) 102(36.04)    
Age (in years), mean (SD) 36.16(12.8) 37.27(13.85) 0.33b 39.81(13.55) 39.23(12.82) 0.58b < 0.001 0.09b
Sex*    0.29a    
 Female 209(73.33) 185(69.29)     
 Male 76(26.67) 82(30.71)     
Time in the community (in years), mean (SD) 23(14) 27(18) 0.01b 28(16) 27(16) 0.58b < 0.001b 0.74b
Marital status    0.01a    0.43 0.77a 0.003a
 Married 241(85.16) 243(92.05)   306(85.96) 231(83.7)    
 Unmarried 42(14.84) 21(7.95)   50(14.04) 95(15.03)    
Number of living children, mean (SD) 4.27(2.64) 4.47(2.63) 0.37b 4.7(2.42) 4.62(2.39) 0.48b 0.02b 0.49b
Level of education    0.006a    0.72a 0.19a 0.14a
 None 14(4.91) 13(5.00)   20(5.54) 12(4.33)    
 Some or completed primary 110(38.60) 135(51.92)   163(45.15) 122(44.67)    
 Some or completed secondary or tertiary 161(56.49) 112(43.08)   178(49.31) 143(51.62)    
  1. aChi-square test used to compare proportions, bindependent t-test used to compare means, *sex only collected at baseline